The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL 132 109 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.61% 18.73% 22.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.04% 49.32% 62.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 80 79
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £466 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.13 £26.33
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
314 221 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.66% 37.97% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 172 123
Average daily rate £330 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £145.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.96% +858.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £145.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £145.00 £43.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 86 £324 -0.38% 28
Newport -8 19 £400 -9.34% 3
Bridgend - 10 £450 - 6
Caerphilly - 2 £288 - 1
Glamorgan - 1 £388 - 2
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 126 (49.80%) SQL Server
2 110 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (28.85%) Microsoft
4 67 (26.48%) XML
5 63 (24.90%) .NET
6 61 (24.11%) Security Cleared
7 59 (23.32%) C#
7 59 (23.32%) Java
8 58 (22.92%) HTML
9 57 (22.53%) PL/SQL
10 53 (20.95%) Web Services
10 53 (20.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 52 (20.55%) Oracle
12 50 (19.76%) Scrum
13 49 (19.37%) SC Cleared
14 46 (18.18%) T-SQL
15 45 (17.79%) CSS
15 45 (17.79%) SOAP
16 44 (17.39%) JavaScript
17 42 (16.60%) ETL
17 42 (16.60%) ASP.NET
18 41 (16.21%) TDD
19 40 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 38 (15.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 34 (13.44%) Hibernate
22 33 (13.04%) Spring
23 30 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
23 30 (11.86%) NHS
24 29 (11.46%) Unit Testing
25 28 (11.07%) UNIX

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.35%) Confluence
3 8 (3.16%) IIS
4 7 (2.77%) SAS
4 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.98%) JBoss
7 4 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.58%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.19%) Lync
8 3 (1.19%) OpenROAD
9 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.79%) Liferay
9 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.79%) WildFly
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.79%) Primavera
4 1 (0.40%) Agresso
4 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.40%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.58%) SaaS
2 3 (1.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.72%) HTTP
2 3 (1.19%) SAN
2 3 (1.19%) Network Security
3 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.79%) NAS
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) SNMP
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (49.80%) SQL Server
2 53 (20.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (15.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (9.49%) MongoDB
6 23 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (8.30%) Relational Database
8 18 (7.11%) Oracle Database
8 18 (7.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (7.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (6.72%) RDBMS
10 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (5.53%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (4.74%) NoSQL
12 12 (4.74%) Oracle9i Database
13 11 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (3.95%) DB2
14 10 (3.95%) SQLPlus
15 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (9.49%) Maven
2 21 (8.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 18 (7.11%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.53%) JIRA
4 14 (5.53%) Selenium
5 13 (5.14%) Subversion
5 13 (5.14%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.14%) Hudson
6 12 (4.74%) SoapUI
7 11 (4.35%) Spock
7 11 (4.35%) Geb
7 11 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.35%) Toad
8 8 (3.16%) JMeter
9 7 (2.77%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (2.37%) Ant
10 6 (2.37%) JUnit
11 5 (1.98%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.19%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (9.49%) Finance
2 9 (3.56%) Back Office
3 8 (3.16%) Legal
4 7 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.19%) Billing
6 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (59.68%) Developer
2 44 (17.39%) Analyst
3 43 (17.00%) SQL Developer
4 36 (14.23%) Java Developer
5 33 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 24 (9.49%) Tester
7 19 (7.51%) Software Developer
7 19 (7.51%) DBA
8 16 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.53%) SQL DBA
10 12 (4.74%) Test Analyst
10 12 (4.74%) AWS Developer
11 11 (4.35%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.95%) Administrator
12 10 (3.95%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.16%) SQL Server DBA
13 8 (3.16%) Senior Software Developer
14 6 (2.37%) Perl Developer
14 6 (2.37%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (2.37%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (26.48%) XML
2 63 (24.90%) .NET
3 58 (22.92%) HTML
4 53 (20.95%) Web Services
5 45 (17.79%) CSS
5 45 (17.79%) SOAP
6 42 (16.60%) ASP.NET
7 34 (13.44%) Hibernate
8 33 (13.04%) Spring
9 25 (9.88%) .NET Framework
9 25 (9.88%) WCF
10 21 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (7.91%) J2EE
12 19 (7.51%) RESTful
13 18 (7.11%) JSF
14 16 (6.32%) AngularJS
15 14 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (5.53%) jQuery
15 14 (5.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.86%) NHS
2 12 (4.74%) Replication
3 10 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.16%) Clustering
5 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.77%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.98%) User Experience
7 4 (1.58%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.58%) AS400
7 4 (1.58%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.40%) iSeries
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.07%) UNIX
2 23 (9.09%) Windows
3 14 (5.53%) Linux
4 8 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) AIX
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.76%) Scrum
3 42 (16.60%) ETL
4 41 (16.21%) TDD
5 30 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (11.46%) Unit Testing
7 28 (11.07%) OO
8 24 (9.49%) MVC
9 20 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (7.91%) SDLC
10 19 (7.51%) UML
11 17 (6.72%) OOA/OOD
12 15 (5.93%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.53%) Migration
13 14 (5.53%) DevOps
14 13 (5.14%) Configuration Management
14 13 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.14%) Data Migration
15 12 (4.74%) Open Source
15 12 (4.74%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.32%) C#
1 59 (23.32%) Java
2 57 (22.53%) PL/SQL
3 46 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 44 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.53%) Scala
6 12 (4.74%) Perl
7 10 (3.95%) VB
8 9 (3.56%) BeanShell
9 7 (2.77%) VBA
10 5 (1.98%) Delphi
10 5 (1.98%) VB6
11 3 (1.19%) C++
12 2 (0.79%) C
12 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.40%) RPG/400
13 1 (0.40%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.40%) R
13 1 (0.40%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 61 (24.11%) Security Cleared
2 49 (19.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.56%) Degree
4 6 (2.37%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.98%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.58%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.58%) MCITP
7 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) ISEB
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.37%) HL7
2 4 (1.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.58%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.79%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 73 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 52 (20.55%) Oracle
3 11 (4.35%) IBM
3 11 (4.35%) Twitter
4 10 (3.95%) Teradata
5 8 (3.16%) Cognos
6 7 (2.77%) HP
7 6 (2.37%) Informatica
8 4 (1.58%) BMC
8 4 (1.58%) Remedy
9 3 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.19%) SAP
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco
10 2 (0.79%) Citrix
10 2 (0.79%) Juniper
10 2 (0.79%) Sage
10 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.79%) ESRI
10 2 (0.79%) OpenText
10 2 (0.79%) VMware
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